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IT Newslett for Students - Jun 2015
for StudentsJun 2015

Skype for Business

Microsoft Lync is now Skype for Business. The features from the laptop include the creation of Groups, Online Conference, Instant Messaging and Call, in a fresh new interface.

Connect to your friends and lecturers with Skype for Business. Click here to get started.


Smart Phone Virus Prevention

If you experience the below symptoms on your smartphone, your phone could be infected with a malware or virus.

  • Sudden spike in your data plan's usage
  • Suspicious SMS charges or surge in phone bill
  • Battery draining very quickly
  • Phone keeps crashing or calls get disrupted frequently

To clean the malware, an anti-malware app such as 360 Mobile Security could be used to remove the malware or the smartphone could be restored to its factory default at home or at the service provider's store.

Here are some virus prevention tips:

  • If possible, download the app file to your computer and scan the downloaded file on your computer with an antivirus software first before installing it on your smartphone
  • Only download mobile apps from a secure or reputable website
  • Configure your device to 'hidden' mode if your bluetooth is turned on, to avoid accepting files from unknown users
  • Do not install apps which are not meant for your smartphone's model, Android version or iOS version

System Maintenance

Sat, 20 Jun & Sun 21 Jun 2015, 9am to 7pm

NPAL Student

All NPAL Student services will be unavailable to students during the maintenance.


Sat, 13 Jun 2015, 10am to 1pm

Wireless Network

The campus wireless network will be slow during the maintenance.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to Dora.ITCare@np.edu.sg should you require further information or clarification.

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